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A scene from the installation TIME • RONE showing a commerical sewing room, with a young woman's portrait on the wall.

World-renowned street-artist’s Perth exhibition

Jun 27, 2024
A must-see attraction this winter — Perth welcomes an immersive art exhibition by globally acclaimed street artist Rone in the latest cultural event supported by the State Government.

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Montage of 4 images with text Gaming Community Trust Grants up to $50,000

$350,000 available for community causes — grant applications now open

Media release

Applications are now open for the Gaming Community Trust grants program which distributes unclaimed gambling winnings to worthwhile community causes.
4 children running with text: KidSport program increased to $500!

KidSport voucher boost to ease cost of living pressures for WA families

Media release

The State Government has announced a major increase in support for Western Australian families struggling to cover the cost of children’s sport — with financial assistance available through KidSport almost doubled for the financial year 2024-25.
Athlete Nina Kennedy holds up the Australian flag.

Au revoir to West Aussie athletes heading to Paris Games

Media release

With just weeks to go until the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, the Premier of Western Australia and Minister for Sport and Recreation have farewelled WA athletes travelling to France for the Games.
Flash mob during the KickstART Market, at the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival in Northbridge.

Arts funding to benefit young creatives, writers and musicians

Media release

The State Government is investing $1.6million in 3 arts organisations over the next 2 financial years in its latest show of support to the Western Australian arts sector.
Outback roads, Karijini National Park

Aboriginal community in the Pilbara says yes to alcohol ban

Media release

For the first time, the Aboriginal community of Strelley in the Pilbara has decided to ban alcohol to reduce harm to its residents and provide a place for healing.
Promotional graphic for the Perth International Football Cup

Tickets on sale for week-long festival of women's football

Football fans can now secure their spot at the much-anticipated Perth International Football Cup later this year, with general admission tickets now on sale.
An drone view of the Lovegrove Sports Pavilion in Pinjarra

Pinjarra’s new multi-million-dollar sports pavilion

Regional town benefits from DLGSC’s Community Sporting and Recreational Facilities Fund program
Artistic swimmers standing together at the edge of the pool.

The art of swimming — funding boost for high performance sport

Media release

The sport of artistic swimming has received a funding boost to employ a high performance manager and a wellbeing manager.
A scene from the installation TIME • RONE showing a commerical sewing room, with a young woman's portrait on the wall.

World-renowned street-artist’s Perth exhibition

Media release

A must-see attraction this winter — Perth welcomes an immersive art exhibition by globally acclaimed street artist Rone in the latest cultural event supported by the State Government.
Staff member using office equipment

Model Financial Statements 2023-24 update

LG Alert

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) has released updated Model Financial Statements (MFS) guidance material for 2023-24 for all classes of local governments.
A man and a boy posing a dance move in a desert environment. A group of people are watching in the background.

$600,000 to boost creativity and wellbeing for young people

Media release

A new program to improve creativity and wellbeing for young people across Western Australia will be trialled after the State Government approved $600,000 in funding for 8 organisations to deliver culture and the arts projects with health benefits.
A post show Q&A at happy meal hosted by Out Southwest and Happy Meal cast members

Funding boost for arts venues in regional WA

11 regional performing arts venues and 11 regional public art galleries are set to benefit from up to $70,000 per annum over three years through the Regional Arts Venues Support program (RAVS).
Child riding a small off road motor bike on a gravel track.

Full throttle on laws to allow off-road vehicle online registrations

Media release

New laws to allow the online registration of off-road vehicles (ORVs) in WA have been introduced into Parliament as the WA Government goes full throttle on reform that will benefit riders, local governments and their communities.
A football laying on grass

Funding to upgrade sporting venue changerooms

Media release

A million dollars in government funding will be used to support a project to retrofit and upgrade changeroom facilities at dozens of community football venues throughout the Perth metropolitan area.
Aerial view of a sailing regatta with text:  Sport and Recreation Events Funding Grants Program

Sports events receive funding to make for a more active WA

Media release

From a run in Chittering called Chitty Chitty Run Run to Scarborough’s Groundswell Festival, local sport and recreation events have received more than $1 million in funding.
Two netball players in action, with text: Constellation Cup, Game 3.

Netball stars to shine as funding brings Constellation Cup to WA

Media release

The State Government is providing Netball WA with $550,000 to deliver the third in a series of four test matches between Australia and New Zealand, to be held in Perth.

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